Achan [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Poems and Songs (1862).] Achan. (From Jephthah.) Hath he not followed a star through the darkness, Ye people who sit at the table of Jephthah ? Oh ! turn with the face to a light in the mountains, Behold it is further from Achan than ever […]

Geraldine [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Poems and Songs (1862).] Geraldine. My head is filled with olden rhymes, beside this moaning Sea ; But many and many a day has gone since I was dear to thee ! I know my passion fades away, and, therefore oft regret That some who love […]

Doubting [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Poems and Songs (1862).] Doubting. A Brother wandered forth with me, Beside a barren beach : He harped on things beyond the sea, And out of reach. He hinted once of unknown skies, And then I would not hark, But turned away from steadfast eyes, Into […]

Sunset [poem by Henry Kendall, 1862]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Empire (24 September 1862). It was also published in Poems and Songs (1862).] Sunset. It is better, O Day, that you go to your rest, For you go like a guest who was loth to remain ! Swing open, ye gates of the East and […]

Amongst the Roses [poem by Henry Kendall, 1862]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Sydney Morning Herald (14 July 1862). It was also published in Poems and Songs (1862).] Amongst the Roses. I walkt through a forest, beneath the hot noon, On Etheline calling and calling! One said, “She will hear you and come to you soon, When the […]